Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has awarded scholarships and adonation of 5 million Naira to the best graduating students of the Lagos State University (LASU).
Sanwo-Olu made announced this during the university’s 24th Convocation ceremony which held on Wednesday, Dec 16.
Oladimeji Shotunde, the best graduating in LASU was awarded a scholarship and N5 million. His mother is said to be a trader while his father a mechanic, and a MSc graduate.
Oladimeji, 22, graduated from the Department of Business Administration in the Faculty of Management Science, with a record-breaking CGPA of 4.95.The other recipient is a Master’s degree graduate Sola Onabanjo, Computer Science, who scored a CGPA of 5.0.“I want to commend you for raising the bar in our university Oladimeji and for creating that excellent milestone.
“The state government will be providing scholarship for you into whatever university you wish to pursue your academic excellence at whatsoever level
“I will also be making a personal donation of five million naira for your further work to help you to be able to settle you to continue to be a source of inspiration to others.” Sanwo-Olu said.
Sanwo-olu also promised that the state government will provide employment for the students.